Afghanistan moves to salvage ancient Buddhist city

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Afghanistan moves to salvage ancient Buddhist city

Postby plwk » Mon Mar 18, 2013 5:55 pm

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It had the potential to be another Afghanistan Buddha disaster, recalling the Taliban’s destruction of two ancient statues that had stood for centuries in this country’s west: A buried Buddhist city lost to time was about to be obliterated by what promised to be one of the largest copper mines in the world. More here
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